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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of the Christening of Winston Soames, grandson of Sir Winston Churchill

  • Description

    CHARTWELL FARM, WESTERHAM, Kent

    MS Group of Mary Churchill, her husband Captain Christopher Soames, Mr and Mrs Churchill and the baby Winston, on the lawn of Mary's home.

    MS Mary showing the baby to her father.

    MS Mary, the baby and her husband and another man and woman.

    MS The posed group again.

    MS Young Randolph Churchill handing pieces of cake to chauffeurs.

    CU He tucks in himself.

    MS A corner of the house on the lawn.

    LS Elevated crowd scenes outside the church as the car moves away.

    (MS Winston Churchill and another man in garden. MS Young Randolph Churchill offering cake to chauffeurs and servants. MS Chartwell village church. MS side view of the church. MS Sightseers waiting outside the church. MS Mary Churchill and husband with baby leaving church after christening. Note: This sequence is missing.)

    Mute Neg. Cuts 48/27.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2427.08
    Media URN:
    66928
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:17:00 / 01:25:03:00
    Canister:
    UN 1926 C

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